Those of us inside the faith tend to forget why baptism is so important. It isn’t as complicated as we think. It just takes admitting that’s true.


A question at the heart of Christian faith.
The Baptism of our Lord |  Matthew 3:13-17

“Why Baptism?”

I should have understood the question. It’s my kind. Question that is. The kind I like to ask. A question which roots down to the point. And maybe makes the receiver mildly uncomfortable, like there’s a right answer and you don’t want to answer it wrongly.

Now I’ve got it. And I pause too long, considering. The chance is gone.

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